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  • D.A.N. Jones

    • The Old School: A Study by Simon Raven
    • The Best Years of their Lives: The National Service Experience 1945-63 by Trevor Royle
    • Murder without Conviction: Inside the World of the Krays by John Dickson
    • Inside ‘Private Eye’ by Peter McKay
    • Malice in Wonderland: Robert Maxwell v. ‘Private Eye’ by Robert Maxwell, John Jackson, Peter Donnelly and Joe Haines
  • Letters
    Peter Parker, Maurice Cowling, Jon Halliday, James Darke, Roy MacGregor-Hastie, Chris Peachment, Craig Raine

  • M.F. Perutz

    • The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck as Spokesman for German Science by J.L. Heilbron
  • Walter Patterson

    • Red Alert: The Worldwide Dangers of Nuclear Power by Judith Cook
  • Edwin Morgan
    Poem: ‘Byron at Sixty-Five’

  • Wayland Kennet

    • ‘Peace’ of the Dead: The Truth behind the Nuclear Disarmers by Paul Mercer
  • Stephen Haggard

    • Cambodian Witness: The Autobiography of Someth May edited by James Fenton
    • The stones cry out: A Cambodian Childhood by Molyda Szymusiak, translated by Linda Coverdale
  • Penelope Fitzgerald

    • Alain-Fournier: A Brief Life 1886-1914 by David Arkell
    • Henri Alain-Fournier: Towards the Lost Domain: Letters from London 1905 translated by W.J. Strachan
    • The Lost Domain by Henri Alain-Fournier, translated by Frank Davison
  • Pat Rogers

    • Laurence Sterne: The Later Years by Arthur Cash
    • Johnson’s Dictionary and the Language of Learning by Robert DeMaria
  • Rosemary Ashton

    • R.H. Hutton: Critic and Theologian by Malcolm Woodfield
  • David Hoy

    • Nietzsche: Life as Literature by Alexander Nehamas
  • Michael Longley
    Five Poems

  • Norman Page

    • Beloved Emma: The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton by Flora Fraser
    • Loving Emma by Nigel Foxell
  • John Bayley

    • The Master Eccentric: The Journals of Rayner Heppenstall 1969-1981 edited by Jonathan Goodman
    • The Pier by Rayner Heppenstall
  • Jane Rogers

    • Ivan: Living with Parkinson’s Disease by Ivan Vaughan and Jonathan Miller
  • Ric Burns

    • Hollywood Husbands by Jackie Collins
    • Letters from Hollywood by Michael Moorcock
    • Rain or Shine: A Family Memoir by Cyra McFadden
  • Mike Selvey

  • Christopher Driver

    • The Railway Station: A Social History by Jeffrey Richards and John MacKenzie
    • The Railways of Britain: A Journey through History by Jack Simmons
  • Gavin Millar

    • A Life in Movies by Michael Powell
    • All Our Yesterdays: 90 Years of British Cinema edited by Charles Barr